La teoria de juegos / Game theory: Una breve introduccion / A Very Short Introduction: Ken Binmore, Pepe Ventura Lopez: Books – Teoría de juegos. Front Cover. Ken Binmore QR code for Teoría de juegos. Title, Teoría de juegos. Author, Ken Binmore. Publisher, McGraw-Hill, Teoria de Juegos by Ken Binmore at – ISBN – ISBN – McGraw-Hill Interamericana – – Softcover.
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At less than pages Binmore is able to break down Game Theory into chapters on chance, time, conventions, reciprocity, information, auctions, evolutionary biology, bargaining and coalitions, puzzles and paradoxes. He flaunted binjore several times. It took me back to reading Robert Wright’s Nonzero: Jan 13, Dane rated it it was ok Shelves: For the beginner, the problem with this book will be how quickly the book expects the reader to pick up on binmre of the accepted standards of game theory thinking and explanations boxes, game trees, subgames, etc.
Feb 10, Paul Brunger rated it really liked it.
While short, it’s also to the point and lives up to it’s title. If you’re looking for a great and accessible introduction to game theory, keep looking. Oct 21, Derek rated it really liked it. My biggest impediment to comprehending game theory arises out jiegos the compression of information.
Teoria de Juegos Spanish Edition, Ken Binmore. (Paperback )
Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative–yet always balanced and complete–discussions of the central issues in a given topic.
This binmorre like another science for no reason. While I agree it is hard to be thorough in short introductory books, I think using terms without introducing them by examples or definition not for short introductory books is worst kind of mistake in books. Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy. May 26, Mohammad Javad added it.
Oct 15, Scott Stratford rated it did not like it. Would trade the teoriw walls of text with math, diagrams, or my god Passion picks up at the journey’s end as the author talks about himself, and his work. The textbook chapter in Besanko is a far better introduction to this domain. Very Short Introductions 1 – 10 of books. On the other hand there is much criticism that could be made of it.
Not enough was done to differentiate between the different game types, or show how they really are similar, jueggos the language of the payoff Trusting that the author indeed knows that which he writes upon. Would probably have to read again i feel. Books by Ken Binmore. This has not been an easy book to read- but for me who is notorious for asking too many questions at the best of times it helps answer the question about why Game Theory is seen as being so important and how what can often be seen as a high concept actually does have relevance and even power in our society today.
There are kn discussion topics on this book yet. I felt like Binmore was showing off his big telecom auction deal.
For the non-beginner, the book sometimes skims over areas that the reader or perhaps, just this reader might want to wade deeper more maths into.
I shall look for another book for this topic. Nov 15, Maurizio Codogno rated it really liked it Shelves: Very Short Introductions Shall disclose that reading was primarily upon the commuter bus. Game theory is so crucial to understand strategic interaction.
He was quite sour on moral philosophy, calling out Kant at least twice. The book also often generalizes “toys games” into real life and philosophical questions. I see the value here. I will start though by saying that to me mathematics is about numbers and not concepts – my line of work and experience makes me see numbers not symbols keen concepts – so I will admit that I have had to work at this book.
Binmore does a good job, however. Also, a typical complaint of pop-sciences texts. I will admit my head hurts after this book and no its not a bad thing.
Oct 10, Greg rated it liked it Shelves: May 06, Jay Little rated it really liked it. I stopped being super critical of all the little things after the first 20 Pages or so. Author of 77 published papers and 11 books. Think of it not so much as a primer or cliff notes version of Game Theory, but more of a sampler appetizer platter — you get to try a little bit of everything before deciding if y While short, it’s also to the point and lives up to it’s title.
This book also was good in giving me a couple more GT books to read in the future on cooperation. Oct 24, Rich rated it it was ok. However, it bimore disappointing I gave up half way because it kept dropping terms without introduction e.
Maybe the first chapters move too fast and introduce too many concepts. I read Game Theory in brief for my curriculum this term.
Think of it not so much as a primer or cliff notes version of Game Theory, tworia more of a sampler appetizer platter — you get to try a little bit of everything before deciding if you want to commit to a larger portion. This is the inherent tension in all the VSI.
It does have real world applications but still feels like the science of guessing. At the moment its right up there with Semiotics for me. The mathematics this is not the author’s fault is rather thin on the ground, which sometimes makes it difficult to follow. Is this a good “first read” on game theory?